Carleton College cancels winter sports due to COVID-19

Updated: October 28, 2020 05:03 PM
Created: October 28, 2020 04:49 PM

Carleton College in Northfield has made the decision to cancel its winter sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

It's the first school in its conference to do so.

5 EYEWITNESS NEWS talked with the college's athletic director who said school officials saw the current COVID-19 trends heading in the wrong direction.

"As an institution, as a college itself, we have to take a look at what's in the best interest of all of our students as far as health and safety," Athletic Director Gerald Young said.

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